Author Archives: Anastasia Sonneman

About Anastasia Sonneman

Anastasia Sonneman serves as a Communications Specialist at NACCHO. Her work includes promoting local health departments' best practices, as well as partner tools and resources, in environmental health, health and disability, and preparedness through NACCHO's communications channels, storytelling, and outreach to various audiences.

Funding Opportunity: Sustainably Integrating Health Considerations into Systems and Policies

The Health Impact Project is seeking proposals from partner organizations who work nationally, regionally, or at the state level focused on implementing systems and policy change to improve social determinants of health and health equity. At…

Seeking Input: National Assessment for Environmental Health Professionals

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) in coordination with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Baylor University is seeking input from environmental health professional working at public health departments via an online…

New Report: 10 Policies to Prevent and Respond to Childhood Lead Exposure

The Pew Charitable Trusts and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) recently released a new report titled, “10 Policies to Prevent and Respond to Childhood Lead Exposure.” Based on an extensive review of the impact related…

New Research Article: Health Impact Assessments Improve Stakeholder Engagement, Project Outcomes

A new research article titled “Review of Health Impact Assessments Informing Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition Policies, Programs, and Projects in the United States,” was recently published in the Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems and Community Development. Based…

Funding Opportunity: 2017-2018 ASTHO Environmental Public Health Tracking Fellowship Program

The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for Environmental Health is now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 Environmental Public Health Tracking…

New Inclusion Initiative Video: Reaching People with Disabilities Through Healthy Communities

The National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released a video about their ongoing inclusion project. NACDD is working with 10 local communities across…

Journal of Public Health Management and Practice highlights NACCHO Vector Control Assessment

The September/October 2017 issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice features an article highlighting NACCHO’s recent vector control assessment. Titled, “Examining Mosquito Surveillance and Control Capacity in the Top 10 Areas at…

Funding Opportunity: Lead Poisoning Prevention

The Green & Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI), with support from the JPB Foundation is currently seeking applicants for the GHHI Lead Poisoning Prevention Catalytic Award. Launched at the 2016 National Lead Summit, this grant aims to…